Enabling Bermuda's young adults to develop their passion for entrepreneurship.
Through funding and support from HSBC Group and HSBC Bank Bermuda , Ignite’s internship initiative aims to offer local young adults, 18-25 years old, first-hand entrepreneurial experience with some of Bermuda’s top startups, most of which are Ignite graduates. Successful interns will gain work experience with local entrepreneurial leaders (in both for-profit and non-profit sectors), attend information sessions with the Ignite Team, and have the opportunity to follow their entrepreneurial passion by working on independent projects in the Ignite Hub with the support of mentors and programme facilitators.
Programme Duration – July - August 2024
Intern Application Period – April 8 - 26, 2024
Intern Interview Dates – Week of May 6, 2024
Workshops & Huddles - Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am - 12 noon
The Young Adult Entrepreneurial Internship Programme will kick off with an Ignite orientation and will go on to provide one-to-one support from their own host mentor business, as well as workshops, partner and mentor support all designed to support and challenge interns throughout their summer’s journey.
The young adult interns are expected to commit 12 hours a week to the programme consisting of the following:
This programme will provide deep training and mentorship for its selected young adults to develop the functional, managerial, and leadership skills that differentiate the good from the great entrepreneurs.
Workshop topics may include but not be limited to:
Interns will also gain access to the Ignite Hub to follow their passion by working on their independent projects with the support of Ignite mentors and facilitators.
Successful interns will each earn up to $1,500 stipend for completed project work in their host business or organization. Presentations of their learnings and an award ceremony will also be held to recognize their hard work and contribution to Bermuda's startups.
The Ignite Young Adult Entrepreneurial Internship programme is committed to equitably empowering Bermuda's young adults to follow their passion for entrepreneurship. For this, academic certifications and prior work experiences are not required, however, we do ask that applicants possess the following:
For any questions, please contact the programme managers at firstname.lastname@example.org.